Julie Lystad | Lead Paralegal

Last Updated on September 8, 2021 by Melody McDonald

Julie Lystad is the lead paralegal at Varghese Summersett Family Law Group. In addition to drafting motions, filing pleadings, maintaining calendars, and performing legal research, Julie also serves as a primary point of contact for clients. Much of her day is spent with clients or potential clients who are going through a divorce, child custody dispute, or similar emotionally charged family law matter. Patient, compassionate, and knowledgeable, Julie helps clients and potential clients navigate the process and move towards new beginnings. She is a member of the Fort Worth Paralegal Association and the Tarrant County Family Law Bar Association.


Julie grew up in Fort Worth where she and her husband, Ryan, currently reside with their children, Kale and Kora. She is also deeply devoted to her two cats, Reznor Alwyn Lystad and Sassy Catlor Swift.

Fun Fact: Julie is a huge Taylor Swift fan, as is evidenced by the naming of her cat, “Sassy Catlor Swift.”